Who is Renzo Piano, Famous Italian Architect, and Senator
On September 14, 1937, Italian architect Renzo Piano was born.
"A museum is a place where one should lose one’s head." — Renzo Piano.
Renzo Piano’s work is called “high-tech” and bold “postmodernism.”
Renzo Piano, Ufficiale OMRI (born 14 September 1937 in Genoa) is an Italian Pritzker Prize-winning architect.
The starchitect’s father was a construction worker.
And Piano experimented with many of the profession’s principles and had practical experience in the field from a very young age.
His most known projects include Hermes Maison in Tokyo, The Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, Morgan Library, New York Times, Guggenheim Museum in New York, and NEMO Museum in Amsterdam.
The serenity of Renzo Piano best buildings can almost make you believe that we live in a civilized world.” — Architecture critic Nicolai Ouroussoff.
In 2006, Renzo Piano was selected by TIME magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world.
He was selected as the 10th most influential person in the “Arts and Entertainment” category of the 2006 Time 100.
Here the 2006 renovation and expansion of the Morgan Library and Museum show that he has much more than one style.
Extension to the Morgan Library in New York City (2000–2006)
The interior is open, light, modern, natural, old, and new at the same time.